BTS Certified Platinum, Nogizaka46 Hits Million Mark in Japan 

The Recording Industry Association of Japan announced the music recording certifications for the month of April 2018. 

Nogizaka46’s “Synchronicity” was certified Million. The J-pop girl group’s 20th single released Apr. 25 became the third single selling over a million copies in 2018 following Keyakizaka46’s “Glass Wo Ware!” and AKB48’s “Ja-Ba-Ja.” 

A total of 14 works were certified including NMB48’s single “Yokubomono” and Kis-My-Ft2’s album Yummy!!, both certified Platinum in their respective categories.  

See the list and certification thresholds below: 

Singles

Million: “Synchronicity” Nogizaka46 

Platinum: “Yokubomono” NMB48

Gold: “Haru Ha Doko Kara Kurunoka?” NGT48

Gold: “Ask Yourself” KAT-TUN

Gold: “a kind of love” Bullet Train (Chotokkyu) 
 

Albums

Platinum: Yummy!! Kis-My-Ft2

Platinum: FACE YOURSELF BTS

Gold: Sakana Zukan Sakanaction

Gold: SHINee THE BEST FROM NOW ON SHINee

Gold: BEST All Singles & Covers Hits BENI

Gold: Yuming Kara No, Koi No Uta Yumi Matsutoya

Gold: BIG YELL Yuzu 

Videos (DVDs)

Gold: GENERATIONS LIVE TOUR 2017 MAD CYCLONE GENERATIONS from EXILE TRIBE

Gold: LIVE TOUR 2017 The ONES V6 

Certification Thresholds

Gold: 100,000

Platinum: 250,000

Double Platinum: 500,000

Triple Platinum: 750,000

Million: 1,000,000

2 Million: 2,000,000

3 Million: 3,000,000

4 Million: 4,000,000

5 Million: 5,000,000 

Text: Billboard JAPAN / Photo: Getty Images Entertainment

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